Ayuda’s 2017 Impact Report

Ayuda Impact

Who We Help

  • 6,500 Immigrant women, children and men annually
  • 104 countries of origin across the continents
  • 22 languages
  • 100% low-Income
  • Residents of the DC-metro region (DC-MD-VA)
  • All immigrants regardless of country of origin, race/ethnicity, sex and sexual orientation, gender, age, and/or cultural, political, or religious backgrounds

How We Help

  • 45 years of service
  • 95% of cases successfully resolved
  • Directly assists 2,700 clients annually
  • Culturally and linguistically appropriate services
  • Holistic legal, social, and language access services
  • Ayuda legal representation and pro bono work
  • Community outreach and education

 Ayuda Community

  • 13 Board of Directors members
  • 18 Ayuda Advisory Council members
  • 100 legal, civil, community, and student volunteers
  • 40,000 hours volunteered
  • 30 community partners
    • 40 law firms and corporations
    • 15 foundations
  • $5.3 million in grants, donation, and in-kind gifts from the public and private sectors

 Immigration Legal Program

  • 2,945 matters resolved
  • 2,070 clients served
  • 973 legal consultations provided
  • 158 Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases for abandoned, abuses, or neglected children won
  • 30 visas for survivors of human trafficking secured
  • 250 work authorization application approvals obtained
  • 58 DACA applications processed
  • 57 TPS re-registrations processed

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Family Law Program

  • 52 temporary and civil protective orders for clients secured
  • 47 children assisted in custody matters

Social Services Program

  • Provided comprehensive case management and therapy to:
    • 149 survivors of domestic violence
    • 16 unaccompanied children
    • 73 human trafficking survivors

Language Access Program

  • 1,619 in person translation facilitated
  • 4,792 telephonic interpretations provided
  • 457 document translations completed
  • Trained 54 interpreters
  • 70 nonprofit partnerships

Pro Bono Program

  • 12 legal clinics conducted
  • 7 Know Your Rights Presentations coordinated
  • 2 Family Preparedness Clinics organized
  • 15 law firms providing pro bono attorneys

Project END Program

  • 37 victims of immigration services fraud counseled
  • 11 outreach efforts conducted and 256 immigrant consumers reached
  • 7 trainings to immigration advocates organized
  • 3 commercial length videos produced with the Hispanic Bar Association

Volunteer and Outreach Program

  • 4,125 hours of donated time from 50 general community volunteers
  • 30,000 hours from immigration, DV/family law, social services, language access, development, and administrative interns
  • 10 outreach events and presentations, more than 300 community members reached

 

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